5.6 percent of Boston College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018


In 2017-2018, 5.6 percent of Boston College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Boston College has 9,927 undergraduate students, of which 53 percent are women and 47 percent are men, and a total student body of 14,720 students. Of these students, 395 men and 434 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 8.7 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Boston College with the most participants are all track combined (203), football (106) and swimming and diving (85).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
81
122
203
Football
106
0
106
Swimming and Diving
43
42
85
Rowing
0
63
63
Soccer
27
27
54
Ice Hockey
26
22
48
Baseball
36
0
36
Basketball
18
14
32
Fencing
15
17
32
Lacrosse
0
27
27
Sailing
10
17
27
Tennis
16
10
26
Field Hockey
0
24
24
Volleyball
0
20
20
Softball
0
18
18
Golf
10
6
16
Skiing
7
5
12

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